• Never Steady, Never Still (2018)

Never Steady, Never Still

Release Date: June 22nd, 2018

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 51 min

Plot Summary

After her husband's death, a woman who has Parkinson's disease does her best to remain independent.

Cast: Shirley Henderson, Théodore Pellerin, Mary Galloway, Nicholas Campbell, Jared Abrahamson, Jonathan Whitesell, Beverley Elliott, Lorne Cardinal

Director: Kathleen Hepburn

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Experimental Forest Films

Keywords: Son , Temptation , Growing up , House , Heartwarming , Father , Inspiring , Emotional , Small town , Mother , Escape , Moving , Love , 2010s

Ratings & Reviews

  • 100
    Film Threat

    Every scene in Never Steady, Never Still feels focused and intentional, like someone has agonized over how to most directly and honestly express the characters’ inner states. show more

  • 75
    Glenn KennyRogerEbert.com

    There are traces of early Ken Loach in Hepburn’s approach, but ultimately the filmmaker’s voice, with all its frankness and plain-spokenness, is her own. show more

  • 80
    Nikki BaughanScreen International

    It’s to Hepburn’s credit that Never Steady, Never Still avoids any of the histrionics or melodrama often associated with such stories. Instead, she offers keen-eyed, compassionate observation of the impact of illness that, while not shying away from its emotional toll, celebrates the strength and sanctuary a family can provide. show more

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